Burners Heated Irratically

ApplianceHotpoint Range

Model

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Pliers
Nutdriver
Screw drivers

HOWARD From WATERBURY, CT

Feb 24, 2009

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1. Pulled out drawer
2. Vacuumed dust, etc. under stove
3. Reached under stove to rear and pulled plug
4. Pulled the stove out away from wall so I could get to back
5. Removed 5 screws that retained the back of the control panel
6. One by one, I removed each wire from an old control and pushed it onto the same pin on the new control - did same for all 4 burner controls
7. Removed the knobs
8. Removed 2 screws from the front panel for each old control and removed the old controls
9. Pushed each of the new controls into place on the panel and reused screws to secure them in place
10. Cut the long control stems using 2 pliers per instructions to match length of old controls.
11. Used knob adapters provided to mate the old knobs to the new control stems
12. Plugged the stove in and tested the burners
13. Unplugged and replace the panel back with original screws
14. Moved stove back into place
15. The right front burner was the one most used, so I replaced the connector for that burner.
16. That connector came with instructions that I followed - cut the wires to the old connector, splice the wires to the new connector wires using supplied wire nuts and shrink tubing.
17. Plugged the stove back in
18. Replaced drawer - job complete - stove like new

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